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Fastpacking Giveaway: Enter to Win Gear and Pro Coaching for Fast-and-Light Adventures

Like to travel fast and light? This gear giveaway is for you.

Janji, Gossamer, COROS, Skratch Labs, Trail Butter, and Sawyer have teamed up with thru-hiking speed demon Joe “Stringbean” McConaughy for this epic gear giveaway.

They want to help you get out on your next fastpacking trip, so they’ve put together a package of gear and nutrition, valued at over $2,000, including coaching from McConaughy himself. He has set multiple FKTs on trails like the Appalachian Trail and the Long Trail, so he knows what’s up.

Here’s what you’re playing for:

  • Gossamer Gear DFC One shelter
  • Gossamer Gear Kumo 36 Superlight pack
  • Janji running kit, valued at $300 (shirt, shorts, outer layer, and accessories)
  • COROS APEX multisport watch
  • Sawyer Mini Water Filter
  • Sawyer insect repellent
  • $200 in Skratch Labs hydration products
  • $200 worth of Trail Butter

… and last but not least:

  • 3 months of coaching with Columbia athlete Joe McConaughy

This giveaway closes on April 18 at midnight. Head here to register for your chance to win.


May 8, 2022

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